Amazon is reportedly working on a wall-mounted device that will act as a central command center for controlling smart home devices. It is said to be considering 10-inch and 13-inch display sizes.
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Amazon announced that users can now make group calls with up to seven people via Alexa-enabled devices. Support for Zoom and Amazon Chime video calls are also rolling out starting today.
Today, Amazon announced support for two-way video calling on the Fire TV Cube, along with the webcam support necessary to do it. You'll also need a micro-USB adapter for it to work.
Amazon is rolling out a new service called Sidewalk later this year, and the idea is that it uses a bit of your bandwidth to create its own network for other Echo and Ring devices to use.
Amazon has released a new software update for its Echo Buds truly wireless earbuds. The update solves an overheating issue that plagued devices when they are placed in the charging case.
The Echo Dot is just $30, the Echo Buds have their first notable discount at $40 off, save up to $35 off on the Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite, and save up to $40 off on the Echo Show 5 or 8 and more!
Amazon users can get an extra $5 Amazon credit when buying the $30 Starbucks digital gift card with coupon code. Also, for select users, the Echo Flex plug-in mini smart speaker is 50% off and more!
Today, Amazon announced that you can now use Apple Podcasts and Spotify podcasts on its Echo devices. It will also sync with your account so you'll be able to start from the same place on your phone.
Amazon is continuing its Black Friday week deals with huge discounts on all of its Echo gear which include the new Echo Dot with and without Clock, Echo Auto, Echo Smart speaker and Echo Show.
Amazon is rolling out support for the Spanish language on Echo and Alexa Built-in devices in the U.S. In addition, users can now access the multi-lingual mode on supported smart speakers.
Amazon held a dedicated hardware event today, where it announced a number of new products. These include a refreshed Echo, an Echo Dot with a built-in clock, and a new Echo Glow lamp.
Adobe announced today a new set of prototype tools and an Adobe XD skill for Alexa to integrate Adobe XD and Amazon Alexa. The new tools can preview voice prototypes on any Alexa-enabled device.
During Prime Day (which actually lasts 48 hours) you can save $60 off a Ring Video Doorbell 1080p Camera + 3rd Gen Echo Dot bundle. There's savings on a Fire TV stick 4K ($25) and much more.
Amazon introduced today its new addition to its Echo Show family of smart speakers, the Echo Show 5. It sports a 5.5-inch display and comes with some privacy controls. It will be available from June.
Apple's music streaming service is now available on Amazon Fire TV devices in the United States, following last year's launch on Echo speakers. The integration is also coming to the UK.
With today's bumper list of links you can get great discounts on various Apple products as well as Amazon Devices and more. You can even get an Outdoor Pop Up Shade (10x10ft) for under $70.
Spotted by leakster WalkingCat on Twitter, Amazon's Echo and Echo Dot smart speakers have shown up on the Microsoft Store. However, they're not available for purchase on the store just yet.
Amazon has announced that it is bringing Alexa, its Echo product range, and Amazon Music to Mexico. The software products are available today while the hardware is ready for pre-order.
At its event today, the online retail company announced an array of new devices, including a refreshed Echo Dot smart speaker, the rumored Echo Sub, and the Echo Input, which doesn't have a speaker.
Following earlier reports and sightings of upcoming devices, Amazon has made a surprise announcement for an event taking place later today. No specifics were given, but Alexa should be the big focus.
Amazon's Prime Day is all about deep discounts for Prime members, and we have grouped together a few of the best deals and will be updating this article throughout the day. So stay tuned!
The Galaxy S9 and S9+ Prime Day bundles include the S9/S9+ smartphone, Samsungs SmartThings Home Monitoring Kit, Amazon Echo and Echo Spot for $720 and $840 respectively, leading to $430 savings.
Amazon's Prime Day kicks off in a few hours, but some deals have already gone live, offering deep discounts on pretty much the whole line of Echo devices, including the new Echo Show.
Amazon today announced the Fire TV Cube, combining the power of three into one: an Echo, a Fire TV, and a universal remote. Pre-orders begin today, but Prime members get a discount till tomorrow.
Amazon has announced that it will launch Alexa and the Echo range into the French market next week. Aside from being on sale on Amazon, Boulanger will also retail the devices in stores and online.
A family from Portland, Oregon had a private conversation recorded and sent to one of the family's contacts through one of Amazon's Echo devices. Amazon has confirmed the "extremely rare" occurrence.
If you love your Amazon Echo 2, but wish you could bring it with you while out and about, Ninety7 released a battery pack called SKY that will give you up to eight hours of runtime.
Amazon has announced that it is rolling out FreeTime on Alexa on May 9th. The new features will allow parents to better control their kids' use of Echo devices and encourage them to say "please".
A report today suggests that Amazon is testing a special range of Echo speakers for use in cars, in India. These speakers will reportedly be paired with a smartphone and will sit on the dashboard.
Evidence has surfaced that Amazon understands that Alexa may talk too much, which can be inefficient and annoying for some. The online retail giant now appears to be addressing this verbosity.
There is a new setting in the Alexa app which, when enabled, allows Alexa to continue listening for commands after you make your first request, improving the capability of the voice-assistant.
Amazon claims that the digital assistant sometimes mistakenly hears the phrase, "Alexa, laugh", which leads to her laughing - an occurrence that several users have experienced over the past few weeks.
Amazon created a free library of audio clips to enable developers to embellish the skills they create for the Alexa personal assistant service. Sound clips across several categories are available.
Amazon is reportedly working on AI chips to improve interactions with its Amazon Echo. The chip could allow for much quicker responses compared to the current method by handling queries locally.
Amazon has a huge 90-second commercial for the Super Bowl that will be focused on its Alexa devices. But knowing that the word "Alexa" can trigger devices, it has tuned the ad to prevent this.
Amazon has shared its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2017. As expected, the company saw a large increase in income from sales. The figures were expected given the news about new Prime subscribers.
Amazon announced today that Alexa users will soon be able to use the service to send SMS messages, assuming that the user has an Android phone. There's no word on if it's coming to iPhones.
Amazon has launched the Echo Spot into the UK market. Pre-orders for the £119.99 devices are open and will be shipped out to customers on the 24th of January. The Spot is a mini Echo Show.
Amazon is continually trying to improve its smart assistant to differentiate it from the multitude of competitors out there. One way is to allow Alexa to impart her own opinions into the conversation.
A few months ago, Microsoft and Amazon announced a unique partnership that aimed to integrate Cortana and Alexa. The companies have now missed the original deadline but remain optimistic.